FA CUP First round draw - tough test for Truro

FA CUP logoTruro City will have to cause an upset to become the first Cornwall football side to reach the FA Cup second round after being drawn away to League One high flyers Charlton Athletic in round one.

Lee Hodges side – on a superb 10-match unbeaten run – are third in National League South, Karl Robinson’s Addicks start today fifth in League One before tonight’s trip to Oxford United.

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FA CUP 11 regional teams in first round draw tonight

FA CUP LOGOThe eagerly-anticipated FA Cup first round draw will be made live on BBC 2 at just after 1910 tonight.

At least 10 regional football teams will feature in the FA Cup first round next month and it could be 11 if Jerry Gill’s Bath City win their replay at Chelmsford City tonight.

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NON LEAGUE Owers leaves Bath to take over at Torquay

Gary Owers Gary Owers has been appointed head coach at National League basement side Torquay United.

Martin Kuhl, 52, has been appointed assistant head coach to Owers at Plainmoor.

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NON LEAGUE Torquay United hoping for lucky 13

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Win-less Torquay United stay rooted at the National League basement following a 1-0 defeat by Macclesfield Town in Gary Owers’ first home game in charge.

Owers' Gulls face a tough test at seventh placed Dagenham & Redbridge next Saturday.

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Argyle boss Adams hoping for rub of the green

Plymouth Argyle manager Derek Adams looking ahead Plymouth Argyle boss Derek Adams is hoping his promoted League One side get the rub of the green against Blackpool tonight at Home Park (1945).

The Pilgrims’ proud Scottish manager watched his team boss MK Dons despite losing 1-0 and playing with 10 men following Graham Carey’s 33rd minute disputed dismissal.

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STEVE THOMPSON new first team manager at Southern Premier Dorchester Town FC.

Plymouth-born former Yeovil Town and Truro City boss Thompson, 54, began his playing career at Bristol City and played for a whole string of clubs, notably Saltash United, Slough Town, Wycombe Wanderers, Woking and the Glovers from 1998 at the start of an 11-year association.

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Hodges grounded as White Tigers roar to four

Truro City manager Lee Hodges, photo courtesy & copyright DAVE ROWNTREETruro City boss Lee Hodges is grounded despite the White Tigers roaring up to National League South fourth spot on the back of four wins in a row.

City supporters are in seventh heaven following a 7-2 win over Whitehawk.

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